- Fred passed away February 15, 2018, at home with his wife of 62 years, Norma (Gould). He was born in Princeton, Maine, to William George Lanigan Jr. and Mildred Lindsay (Heffren). Fred grew up in Woodland and graduated in 1952. He served four years in the Navy and was on the U.S.S. Philippine Sea during the Korean War. He and Norma married in 1955 and lived in California before returning to Maine. Fred worked at Georgia Pacific over 40 years and was a part-time police officer and fireman. He loved sports, country music, woodworking, reading and shooting pool.
He is survived by his wife; son, Chris; daughter in-law, Sallie; grandson, Cooper; daughter, Patti, and partner, Lance Burpee; and sister, Melva Mushroe.
Burial will take place later in Maine. In lieu of flowers, you may donate to the Woodland Public Library.
Published on  February 20, 2018